UMKC's School of Education, Department of Counseling and Educational Psychology
The School of Education at the University of Missouri – Kansas City (UMKC) announces its search for an Assistant Teaching Professor in School Counseling, beginning in Fall 2019. The successful candidate will have the credentials required to hold a faculty appointment at the rank of assistant teaching professor in the Division of Counseling and Educational Psychology (CEP). The individual selected for the position will join a dedicated and collaborative group of faculty and staff and provide leadership in our School Counseling program.
This is a full-time, benefit eligible, 9-month, non-tenure track ranked faculty appointment. Summer teaching is optional. Duties and responsibilities include, but are not limited to: leading the school counseling program, teaching three 3-credit graduate courses per semester (six 3-credit courses for the academic year) and working with the division chair and practicum and internship coordinator on the practicum schedules and field placement coordination.
Now is an exciting time to join the School of Education as we engage in strategic planning, align our mission with the university's strategic plan, and revitalize the Urban Education Research Center as well as the Institute for Urban Education. Last year, the doctoral program in counseling psychology was re-accredited by the American Psychological Association (APA) for 10 years. This fall, the Council for the Accreditation of Educator Preparation (CAEP) granted the School accreditation at the initial licensure-level for seven years. The School of Education has been NCATE-accredited since 1961 and serves as a longstanding institutional partner to school districts and community agencies across the metropolitan area of Kansas City.
· Minimum of 3-years of experience working in the schools as a certified school counselor
· Master's or Educational Specialist degree in school counseling
· Demonstrated ability to collaborate effectively with others
· Excellent oral and written communication skills
· Demonstrated understanding of and commitment to social justice and urban issues
· Experience teaching in a college/university setting
· Previous leadership in K-12 schools
Full Time/Part Time
Full-time, Benefit Eligible; This is a 9 month academic appointment beginning Academic Year 2019 (September 1, 2019, though must be availbe when classes start on August 19, 2019)
Review of applications is ongoing and will continue until the position is filled. Interested parties are encouraged to submit their materials by January 31, 2019, to assure optimal consideration.
Founded in 1929 as the University of Kansas City, UMKC has expanded to three campuses, which house 11 different schools and colleges. We are a great university in one of America’s “smartest cities.” Today, UMKC is Kansas City’s 24th-largest employer, with over 3,500 staff and faculty supporting our more than 14,000 undergraduate, graduate and professional students.
As a UMKC employee, you’ll belong to an engaged, diverse community. You’ll also enjoy many competitive benefits, including health, dental, life and other insurance plans; a comprehensive retirement program; and significant tuition assistance and reimbursement programs for employees and their qualifying dependents. For more information, visit the Benefits page. With career options in numerous fields, both academic and administrative, UMKC could be just the opportunity you’ve been looking for.